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Art Director - Creative Studio

| Greater NYC Area
Are you a graphic/motion designer with solid experience in producing high quality graphics? Are you looking to include digital work for global brands in your repertoire? Are you interested in merging technology and creativity? Are you comfortable independently shaping conceptual ideas into fully developed social ad campaigns?
We are looking for a visionary art director who can handle the everyday production tasks of creating graphics within agreed guidelines. Aside from production, your role includes strategic planning as a client facing creative partner. As an Art Director and part of the Creative Studio team, you will help our clients improve and plan their Facebook and Instagram campaigns. You will consider the client’s current offering and partner with the client to set the visual strategy going forward in addition, you will have the chance to work closely with our developers to create fully automated creative tools in our platform.
>> Learn more about our company culture and how we work at smartly.io/culturehandbook

We're definitely looking for you, if you ...

  • Extensive knowledge of social media advertising, particularly Facebook and Instagram, including all ad format and placements
  • 3-5 years’ of experience at an ad agency, digital agency, or an in-house team of an online advertiser (e-commerce, mobile apps, or gaming a huge plus)
  • Experience in creating tactical, direct response ads, as well as conceptual thinking and stunning branding
  • Understand data and are able to take action based on the performance of your creative work
  • Knowledge of video production, motion design and editing
  • Experience in communicating and advising advertisers
  • Cross-functional mindset and experience in working with product managers and developers
  • Strong vision for branding and excellent eye for high-quality ads

As Art Director at Smartly.io, you will …

  • Join Smartly.io’s Creative Studio team that creates and runs Facebook advertising on behalf of top global advertisers
  • Work with brands to design creatives and content for Facebook and Instagram campaigns
  • Guide client in the style, visual strategy and appearance of their digital advertising
  • Consult advertisers on creative best practices on Facebook
  • Leverage campaign data to continuously improve your creative output
  • Organize creative workshops and trainings for brands
  • Develop creative offering together with the rest of our Global Creative Studio team
  • Master the Smartly.io platform’s creative features (like templating) and leverage them in daily creative work
  • Provide product feedback on the usability of the creative functionalities in the Smartly.io platform
  • Collaborate with regional customer teams on new business pitches
  • Support the Smartly.io Marketing team when necessary
  • Scale our creative offering by producing templated solutions

Who we are Smartly.io is a fast-growing team of 250+ Humble Hungry Hunters. We are building a B2B SaaS product to fully automate and optimize online marketing at scale for the largest advertisers across the globe. We are a global company with 36 nationalities and footholds in 17 cities, serving 650+ brands across the globe, including eBay, Uber and TechStyle. We are on a mission to make online advertising easy, efficient, and enjoyable across all major platforms. Easy as in automated, efficient as in constantly driving performance, and enjoyable through the best user experience and service in the market. We do this by combining creative automation, ad operations, and outstanding customer service to help brands scale their results – not headcount. Great people choose us and stay with us because they like our company culture and how we tackle challenges of huge scale at speed. Learn more about how we work at smartly.io/culturehandbook. Some things we're proud of:- 94% of Smartlies recommend the company as a great place to work.- 4.8/5 stars on Glassdoor.- 2017 Digiday WorkLife Awards: Tech Platform with the Most Innovative Culture.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • PHPLanguages
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    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
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    • AngularJSFrameworks
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    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
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    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • SketchDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • HubspotCMS
    • IntercomCRM
    • SalesforceCRM


We're located in the Flatiron District—the neighborhood where business meets pleasure, and a thriving hub for tech startups.

An Insider's view of Smartly.io

What's something quirky about your company?

We truly live and breathe insane transparency at Smartly.io - whether it’s in our monthly founder’s happy hour where anyone can ask our CEO any question or in any internal meeting or clients meeting where feedback is constantly demanded and given.


Team Lead, eCom/Travel

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We have a ‘two-minute rule’—if you don’t know something and you can’t find the answer by yourself in two minutes, you should ask a colleague. Everyone’s always ready to give you a hand and help you learn.


Account Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Open communication is encouraged at all levels of Smartly.io, it's a big part of the culture. I enjoy the interesting challenges that come from working with customers, and having the autonomy to push your idea's forward and work on things you're interested in or want to add to your skillset.


Service Operations Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We foster extreme transparency, which allows our teams the freedom and responsibility to pursue our vision in a self-driven way. Everyone is trusted as an owner, we’re all responsible for thinking and acting in the long-term interest of the company. At Smartly.io, nothing is someone else’s problem — we’re all doers with an entrepreneurial attitude.


CEO & Founder

What projects are you most excited about?

Automating the whole online customer acquisition funnel. We’ve only scratched the surface in solving problems for paid social marketing teams, and we’ve already pinpointed many processes in design and business intelligence which we could automate, like video creation processes, or reporting and attribution across


CTO & Founder

What are Smartly.io Perks + Benefits

Smartly.io Benefits Overview

Brilliant colleagues. Competitive salaries & option plans. Full five weeks of paid vacation. Generous paid maternal/paternal leave. Extensive health insurance. Wellness benefit. Reimbursement flexibility. Opportunities to rotate to our offices across the globe. Get your own laptop + smartphone + noice cancelling headphones. Friday demos with beer & weekly breakfasts. Opportunities to attend industry events. Team events + activities.

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Generous Parental Leave
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Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
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Fitness Subsidies
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